Sunderland Engineering Training Association (Seta) is a not-for-profit Group Training Association which delivers apprenticeships and both standard and bespoke commercial training courses.

Seta provides accredited, industry-recognised training to an advanced level, delivered by highly experienced staff with vast industry knowledge, and we have been playing a key role in developing and transforming workforces in the North East and beyond for more than 40 years.

We are a trusted training provider and provide a launchpad for careers in engineering, manufacturing and related industries.  

At Seta, apprentices and trainees experience hands-on learning, acquiring practical skills for use in real life, industrial and office working environments. Our apprenticeships cover both engineering and business disciplines.

Seta’s Washington base is the largest engineering training centre in the North East with its own workshops, and boasts state-of-the-art equipment.